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Software Quality Assurance Analyst / Test Analyst

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Recruiter: BluetownOnline Ltd
Listed on: 30th March
Location: Hemel Hempstead
Salary/Rate: £30,000 - £30,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Job Title: Software Quality Assurance Analyst

Location: Hemel Hempstead

Salary: £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits and superb working environment

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent (37.5 hours per week)

Working Hours: 09:00 to 17:30 Monday to Friday

The company is an exciting, fast growing technology company providing large enterprises, who operate or use Contact Centre services, with Secure Payment services. Their clients include some of the largest and best-known brands across the world.

Today, their aim is simple: To help clients make every contact centre experience satisfying and secure for consumers. Come and discover what's refreshingly different about them.

Their Culture:

They work in an award winning, colourful, dynamic, and collaborative environment where you will find flexibility, an open plan office and excellent opportunities for career growth. Their cross-departmental teams work on exciting projects, releasing new technologies to a wide range of clients.

With over 250 colleagues spread across the globe, they're a friendly bunch with a lot of knowledge and exciting plans. They are serious about what they do, but they certainly have a sense of humour. The Company is brimming with friendly, energetic, and creative individuals, who are proud to be a part of a unique success story.

Their values sit at the heart of their culture and are summarised below.

  • They Encourage and support everyone to grow
  • They Challenge, listen, and are open minded to change and suggestions from others.
  • As trusted advisors, they use their Knowledge to solve challenges and deliver the best for clients
  • They take personal Ownership to strive for excellence in whatever they do
  • They are welcoming, embrace diversity and respect each other in a spirit of true Humanity

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build strong working relationships with the Developers, Account & Project Managers and IT
  • Become familiar with the product portfolio, technology stack and deployment processes
  • Work with project team to understand the client requirements and create test plans in line with the test strategy
  • To create test data requirements for maximum test coverage
  • Executing manual and automated testing
  • Liaise with development team for defect closure
  • Document and verify test results
  • Keep the Project Team and the QA Manager informed of testing status and outcome
  • Produce Test Exit Reports
  • Mentor / Support Junior members of the team
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development life cycle
  • To deliver work to agreed estimates and timescales
  • To maintain and develop knowledge, skills and competencies in testing process and tools

Technical Skills and Desirables:

  • Collaborative team member with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Drive and passionate for career development, progression and learning
  • Demonstrate good attention to detail when testing, recording results and tracking issues
  • You will have a passion for technology and a desire to learn
  • You will possess a strong commitment to quality and avid attention to detail
  • You will have strong personal organisational skills
  • Proven experience as a Quality Assurance Analyst
  • Familiarity with Agile frameworks
  • Working Knowledge of Test Management / Defect Management using XRAY / JIRA
  • Experience with SQL

Company Benefits

  • Holiday allowance increasing with service
  • Life insurance
  • Simply Health scheme
  • Access to group Bupa membership scheme.
  • Pension scheme
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Employee Recognition schemes
  • Free tea, coffee, fresh fruit and snacks
  • Relaxation floor (lunch area, quiet room, pool table, Xbox)
  • Well-being initiatives, such as in-house Reflexology and Sports Massage
  • Discounted offers
  • Team days and Volunteering events
  • Christmas & summer company events
  • Focused on education and training (conference attendance, higher education sponsorship)

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV & Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Testing Analyst, Software Testing Engineer, Software Testing Technician, Software Test Analyst, Software Tester, Software Quality Engineer, QA Engineer, QA Software Analyst, Software Development Engineer, Software Development Tester, Software Testing Consultant will also be considered for this role.